Showing 4 wildflowers from the Mount Isa Inlier region

Mistletoe

Mistletoe

Classification: Loranthaceae - Amyema - quandang

Mistletoes are parasites on trees and shrubs. They use the host plant to provide water and some sugars which are accessed via a specialised structure (haustoria) that penetrates the stem of the host.

Updated: 19 Nov 2014
Mulla Mulla

Mulla Mulla

Classification: Amaranthaceae - Ptilotus - exaltatus

In drier areas swathes of Mulla Mullas can make a wonderful springtime display after autumn rain. Upright plant to 75cm. Leaves broad and smooth. Conical flower heads held above foliage.

Updated: 03 Jul 2014
Pink Daisy - Streptoglossa sp.

Pink Daisy - Streptoglossa sp.

Classification: Asteraceae - Streptoglossa - Unknown

Small prostrate plant. Leaves broad, oval with rough hairs. Flower heads 2cm across. Growing in red loam beside watercourse.

Updated: 03 Apr 2015
Silver Box

Silver Box

Classification: Myrtaceae - Eucalyptus - pruinosa

A small tree with rough box-type bark. Adult leaves retain their juvenile form, they are large about 15x8cm, waxy-grey (glaucous) and the same colour on both sides, opposite and sessile.

Updated: 04 Jan 2015